During a celebrity auction event held at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City on Saturday, Kim Kardashian and Tom Brady added some excitement by bidding on a painting. The reality star, who had just returned from Paris Fashion Week, had her eye on a George Condo painting that was up for auction. Condo, who has a special connection to Kim as he painted the cover designs for her ex-husband Kanye West’s album “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”. Meanwhile, the former quarterback was determined to own the same piece of art and they were joined by other A-listers such as Jay-Z, Matthew McConaughey, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, and more. Kim wore a black form-fitting gown that resembled a bra top and skirt over sheer spandex and started the bidding with a flirtatious offer of $500,000.
The Reform Alliance gala held on Saturday witnessed a bidding battle between Kim Kardashian and Tom Brady for a George Condo painting. Both celebrities offered to buy the painting for $2 million, with Tom upping the ante after catching a pass. Witnesses say the two engaged in a playful exchange and tried to outbid each other. Eventually, the auctioneer awarded the painting to Tom, but it was decided that the artist would create a separate piece for Kim. Tom’s jersey worn during the completion of his 700th NFL touchdown was also sold for $1.2 million, and the new owner will get a dinner with the MVP. Jay-Z donated one of his custom-made watches, which was auctioned off for $1.5 million. The Reform Alliance, co-founded by Jay-Z, Meek Mill, and Michael Rubin, aims to transform probation and parole through changing laws, systems, and culture for real pathways to work and wellbeing. The event was attended by other celebrities such as Matthew McConaughey, Dez Bryant, Jack Harlow, Alex Rodriguez, and more. Kim and Tom were also seen gambling with LaLa Anthony, Tiffany Haddish, and Ne-Yo.
Enjoying themselves immensely: The competition kicked off with Kim’s playful offer of $500,000. Tom quickly responded by raising the stakes, sparking a lively back-and-forth between the two. Onlookers attest that the pair really brought the heat as they vied for the upper hand in a “totally enjoyable and flirtatious” exchange.
Buddies: Kim decided to take a chance and gamble alongside her friend LaLa Anthony and Michael Rubin, who helped establish the Reform Alliance.
Comedian Kevin Hart hosted an event that raised approximately $24 million to support reform efforts for parole and probation. He proved to be a stand-up guy as he entertained the audience while promoting a good cause.
Ne-yo was dressed to impress, sporting a sleek black tuxedo paired with a relaxed bowtie similar to those favored by the legendary Frank Sinatra.
The spotlight was on Meek Mill as he sported a sleek tuxedo with a matching black tie. Not only did the rapper add some excitement to the event, but he is also recognized as one of the Reform Alliance’s co-founders.
Celebrities Matthew McConaughey, Tiffany Haddish, and Jay-Z had a good time playing Black Jack together. During the event, media tycoon Jay-Z generously contributed one of his unique timepieces to the auction, which was sold for a whopping $1.5 million.
Enjoying Himself: Travis Scott flaunted a seldom-seen grin while chilling with his buddies, having a good time.
Making a statement with his fashion choice, Jack Harlow, a multitalented artist at the age of 25, arrived in a striking black leather suit featuring a double-breasted jacket coupled with a crisp white button-down shirt.
For his special evening, Alex Rodriguez, aged 48, opted for a timeless tuxedo. He was accompanied by his partner, Jaclyn Cordeiro, a fitness trainer from Canada, who flaunted her well-toned legs in a stylish black and white mini dress with tuxedo elements.
Awesome! Quavo from the popular band Migos was one of the performers at the event.
Dapper suits were on full display as French Montana, Fabolous, and Lenny Santiago each donned their own unique tuxedo style. French Montana kept it classic with a sleek black velvet jacket, while Fabolous opted for a bold blue tiger-stripe design. Lenny Santiago stood out in a vibrant red jacket, adding a pop of color to the stylish trio.
Page Six reports that the event was hosted by Kevin Hart, while an impressive lineup of entertainers including Fat Joe, Quavo, and Lil Baby, among others, rocked the stage. The dress code for the night was black, following in the footsteps of Michael Rubin’s all-white 4th of July party and Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Gold Party that is held annually. The fundraiser was a success, raising approximately $24 million.